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2017 Veterinary Research Scholars

2017 Veterinary Research Scholars

Front Row (L to R): Julius Luvanga, Diana Luzuriaga, Asia Fernandes
Middle Row (L to R): Danielle Pickering, Emma Winkley, Mollie Burton, Annie Sheu, Kainoa Johnson
Top Row (L to R): Kelley Black, Sarah Greenway, Margherita Zecchin, Tae Rim Kim
Not Pictured: Chester McDowell 

Ally FitzgeraldScholar: Emma Winkley, MPH: KSUCVM Class of 2020
Mentor: Jodi McGill
VRSP Project: Effects of Vitamin A deficiency on immune response to bovine respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Research Presentations:
  • Winkley E, McGill J. Effects of Vitamin A deficiency on immune response to bovine respiratory syncytial virus infection. Poster presentation at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda MA Aug 2017. 
  • Winkley E, McGill J. Effects of Vitamin A deficiency on immune response to bovine respiratory syncytial virus infection. Poster presentation at Phi Zeta Research Forum, Manhattan KS, Mar 2018. 
  • Winkley E, McGill J. Effects of Vitamin A deficiency on immune response to bovine respiratory syncytial virus infection. Poster presentation at the Riley County Bugapalooza, Manhattan KS Apr 2018. Received 2nd place Public Health poster award.
  • Winkley E, KuKanich K, Nary D, Fakler J. Maximizing usability of veterinary hospitals for clients with mobility disabilities. Poster presentation at Research in the State Forum, Manhattan KS, Nov 2018. 
  • Winkley E, KuKanich K, Nary D, Fakler J. Maximizing usability of veterinary hospitals for clients with mobility disabilities. Poster presentation at Phi Zeta Research Forum, Manhattan KS, Mar 2019. 

Additional degrees:

  • Master of Public Health, Kansas State University, 2019
    • Infectious Disease and Zoonoses

Publications:

  • Alhassan A, Liu H, McGill J, Cerezo A, Jakkula LUMR, Nair ADS, Winkley E, Olson S, Marlow D, Sahni A, Narra HP, Sahni S, Henningson J, Ganta RR. Rickettsia rickettsii Whole-Cell Antigens Offer Protection against Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in the Canine Host. Infect Immun. 2019 Jan 24;87(2):e00628-18.